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11 PARKDALE and 43 STONE CHURCH detoured July 28th – Sept 2 due to Winterberry construction

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Effective Thursday, July 28th, 2016 until approximately Friday, September 2nd, 2016 weather permitting, Winterberry Drive from Mud Street to Old Mud Street will be under construction. This will result in the northbound 11 PARKDALE buses and westbound 43 STONE CHURCH buses being on detour during this time. Therefore, HSR will operate a one-way clockwise loop detour around Paramount Drive.

Route 11 PARKDALE buses southbound and route 43 STONE CHURCH buses eastbound are not affected and will remain on regular routing.

Due to the road closure route 11 PARKDALE and 43 STONE CHURCH will detour as follows.

St. Joseph’s Drive closure detours most mountain routes July 24th from 2pm-10pm

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Due to a large tower crane, St. Joseph’s Drive from James Street to John Street will be closed on Sunday, July 24th, 2016 from approximately 2:00 PM to 10:00 PM. As a result, all routes normally operating on St. Joseph’s Drive will be detoured via Charlton Avenue.

Construction detours 52A DUNDAS LOCAL on July 20th from 9am-3pm

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Effective Wednesday, July 20th, 2016 from approximately 9:00 AM until 3:00 PM weather permitting, York Road from Park Street to Willett Hill in Dundas will be closed due to construction.

Due to this consctruction, route 52A DUNDAS LOCAL buses in both directions will be on detour.

Sanatorium Road construction detours 33 SANATORIUM for 3 weeks starting July 18th

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Effective Monday, July 18th, 2016 and for approximately three weeks weather permitting, there will be a full road closure of Sanatorium Road (East/West leg) from Upper Paradise Road to Sanatorium Road (North/South leg) due to construction.

Due to this consctruction, route 33 SANATORIUM buses in both directions will be on detour.

2016 Beach Blvd Garage Sale July 10th Detours 11 PARKDALE

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The Beach Blvd. garage sale is occurring on Sunday, July 10th, 2016. Even though it is an all day event, the majority of the traffic and pedestrian activity occurs in the morning.

Route 11 PARKDALE will be on detour from approximately 8:10 AM to 12:00 NOON and will make connections with the BEACH SHUTTLE at Woodward and Glow.

Lakeshore closure detours 11 PARKDALE July 4th – November

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Effective Monday, July 4th, 2016 and until approximately mid-November, Lakeshore Road in Burlington will be closed from the Skyway Treatment Plant to North Shore Blvd. due to construction.

Due to the road closure route 11 PARKDALE will detour as follows.

New Weekday GO Rail Service Planned Between Hamilton and the Niagara Region

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Ontario is planning to bring new weekday GO rail service between the future Confederation GO Station in Hamilton and the Niagara Region starting in 2021, with service to Niagara Falls by 2023.

Subject to a final agreement with CN Rail, Metrolinx will start the consultations, planning and design work required to implement the service including:

Notice: Holiday Schedule for Canada Day

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As a reminder, the Hamilton Street Railway will be operating on a holiday schedule for the Canada Day holiday on July 1st. On this date many routes will be operating with reduced frequencies while some routes will not be operating at all.

The following routes will not be in service on this day:




Canada Day Shuttles to Bayfront on July 1st

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On Friday, July 1st the City of Hamilton will be presenting a fireworks presentation at Bayfront Park and Pier 4 Park. The Hamilton Street Railway Company will be proving free shuttle service from the downtown core to the fireworks display.

As in previous years the shuttle will run with limited stops between the stop downtown, at the John at King bus stop, to the parking area at Pier 4.

Routes 5A/5C Detoured on McMaster Campus on June 26th from 8am-1pm

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Effective on Sunday, June 26th, 2016 from 8:00 AM to 1:00 PM Sterling Street west of Forsyth Avenue will be closed due to the “Ride Don’t Hide” event.

Routes 5A DELAWARE (eastbound) and 5C DELAWARE (westbound) will be detoured during this time as follows: